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Forum: General Actuarial Today, 09:56 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 16,539
Posted By PeppermintPatty
+1

+1
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 06:04 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 6,239
Posted By PeppermintPatty
I gotta say, I did amass hundreds of thousands of...

I gotta say, I did amass hundreds of thousands of dollars at a very young age. And we did it by spending very modestly. And I could do that again. But I'm really enjoying being rich, and spending...
Forum: Careers - Employment Today, 10:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 624
Posted By PeppermintPatty
Uh, it's not the job of the reserving team to...

Uh, it's not the job of the reserving team to obtain surplus relief, etc. It's the job of the reserving team to let management know whether it might be wise to do so. I don't think reserving is every...
Forum: Careers - Employment Today, 08:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 624
Posted By PeppermintPatty
I was also writing from a p&c perspective. I've...

I was also writing from a p&c perspective. I've mostly worked for medium & large companies. There's usually in house actuarial analysis at both ends. The risk management people recommend what sort of...
Forum: Careers - Employment Today, 03:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 624
Posted By PeppermintPatty
The broker usually provides an actuarial...

The broker usually provides an actuarial analysis, too. Maybe some companies rely on that?
Forum: Careers - Employment Today, 03:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 624
Posted By PeppermintPatty
These. Except for facultative reinsurance, which...

These. Except for facultative reinsurance, which is typically purchased by the underwriter, reinsurance is usually purchased by someone high up in finance or risk management. But they ordinarily have...
Forum: Make a Suggestion or Report a Problem Here 09-21-2018, 11:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 836
Posted By PeppermintPatty
fyi, I've been mostly away, because I have a lot...

fyi, I've been mostly away, because I have a lot of stuff going on both in my personal life and at work. But I just checked the political mods forum on this, and the tone of the discussion is "gee,...
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-21-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,577
Posted By PeppermintPatty
Sorry about your medical issues. Good luck.

Sorry about your medical issues. Good luck.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-21-2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,362
Posted By PeppermintPatty
Yeah, I'm not really an avocado fan. But it...

Yeah, I'm not really an avocado fan. But it sounds like it would be good it you liked avocado.

That was exactly what I thought.
:)
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-21-2018, 06:24 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,577
Posted By PeppermintPatty
A few consultants succeed by finding a gap in the...

A few consultants succeed by finding a gap in the services available, building a specialized model to fill that gap, and selling it to lots of insurance companies. But most consultants succeed by...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-20-2018, 09:55 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 6,239
Posted By PeppermintPatty
My husband was a stay at home dad for several...

My husband was a stay at home dad for several years. That's a more credible story for an employer than "I didn't want to work", but it took a fair amount of effort for him to break into the...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-20-2018, 09:52 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 6,239
Posted By PeppermintPatty
:iatp:

:iatp:
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-20-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 656
Views: 34,083
Posted By PeppermintPatty
Eh, there are about that many shoe sizes (1-14,...

Eh, there are about that many shoe sizes (1-14, times extra narrow - extra wide) and boobs vary more in size and shape than feet do.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-20-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 6,239
Posted By PeppermintPatty
We lived off my husband's income and saved my...

We lived off my husband's income and saved my (larger) after-tax income until we had kids. You can both practice living ona lower income and save a lot of money quickly that way.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-20-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 6,239
Posted By PeppermintPatty
Yes, they had more than $10m

Yes, they had more than $10m
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-20-2018, 07:35 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 6,239
Posted By PeppermintPatty
Oh, and guy 3 wasn't completely retired over...

Oh, and guy 3 wasn't completely retired over those years. He had an artistically (but not financially) successful second career. He built up a ton of social capital doing that, and the social...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-20-2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 6,239
Posted By PeppermintPatty
I have three friends who retired very early based...

I have three friends who retired very early based on sudden wealth from software companies going public. The guys who retired in their early thirties when Adobe and Google went public are still...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-19-2018, 03:31 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 6,239
Posted By PeppermintPatty
Well, some of us who grew up in high cola areas...

Well, some of us who grew up in high cola areas have family and friends in those areas and don't particularly want to move away from family and friends.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-18-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 6,239
Posted By PeppermintPatty
I haven't sold that, I rent it out, for about 40...

I haven't sold that, I rent it out, for about 40 hours a week... And I travel, hang out with friends, and dress how I have the rest of my time.

And I'm not trapped here. I could quit.

I'm...
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-18-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,020
Posted By PeppermintPatty
The numbers you quote sound reasonable to me....

The numbers you quote sound reasonable to me. $160K base for a VP sounds really low, unless everyone and his uncle are VPs at the shop. I think a 30% target bonus is in the ballpark of what our VPs...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-18-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 6,239
Posted By PeppermintPatty
yup

yup
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-18-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 6,239
Posted By PeppermintPatty
I mostly like working. I like to be useful and...

I mostly like working. I like to be useful and feel productive. (and yes, I think that helping keep a P&C insurance company running is actually useful -- we make a "product" that legitimately helps...
Forum: Health and Fitness Forum 09-17-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 18,706
Posted By PeppermintPatty
Yeah, that's the disease (or condition, I guess,...

Yeah, that's the disease (or condition, I guess, it's not infectious or anything) I meant. People who make too much heme.
Forum: Health and Fitness Forum 09-17-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 18,706
Posted By PeppermintPatty
Some people over-produce red blood cells without...

Some people over-produce red blood cells without any testosterone supplements, and with normal levels of testosterone. I forget the name of the disease, but I remember the first time my dad diagnosed...
Forum: Careers - Employment 09-16-2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 414
Posted By PeppermintPatty
You probably want to take your name off this...

You probably want to take your name off this post. It's in the name of your attachment, and perhaps in the resume, too.
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